Sideline Report: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Credit: Alex Gallardo

Credit: Alex Gallardo

Here are a few things to know on Thursday:

1. Astros win the World Series

The Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night.

2. Hawks lose seventh-straight

The Atlanta Hawks left Philadelphia with a 119-109 loss on Wednesday night against the 76ers. The Hawks return home to host the Houston Rockets on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

3. Kirby Smart sees No. 1 ranking as distraction

Seth Emerson reports what Georgia coach Kirby Smart said on Wednesday about the Bulldogs' No. 1 ranking in the first College Football Playoff rankings.

4. Breaking down the Falcons, Panthers division showdown

The AJC breaks down Sunday's matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers. Find out who has the edge on the

5. Will Muschamp says Fromm has it easier than Eason did

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm has had an easier freshman season than Jacob Eason did last year. Find out why on the